Star Sports made a new deal with BCCI for IPL media rights with the sum of 16,347.5 crores or $2.55 billion for five years. That means BCCI will earn 23.3 lakhs for every ball bowled in IPL, per match 55 crore which is less than International matches as Virat Kohli & co play for 43 crores per match. The new deal will valid for 2022.
As far as international leagues are concerned IPl goes ahead from the NBA which stands 18 crores per match and stands below from English Premier League which manages 83 crores per match. Globally National Football League tops with 150 crores per match earnings.
Previously Sony had bought rights for 10,463 crores for 9 years that stands almost 1,160 crores per years. Now the Star Sports deal made it 182 percent hike for the BCCI this time nearly three times more than the previous year.
Now with this deal, Star Sports have won the monopoly over IPL. They already own the broadcast rights to domestic and international cricket in India and when the national team travels to England, Australia and Bangladesh. With the IPL now in their grasp, Star now stands to broadcast nearly 76 per cent of all matches that involve Indian cricketers annually.